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Needs versus Expediency: Poverty Reduction and Social Development in Post-conflict Countries

Conflict depletes all forms of human and social capital, as well as supporting institutions. The scale of the human damage can overwhelm public action, as there are many competing priorities and resources are often insufficient...

Economic development Education National security
Journal Article
The economics of counterinsurgency: Some evidence from Andhra Pradesh

Present in India since the 1960s, the Naxalite insurgency has steadily spread across the country...

Conflict management Construction industries Credit
Journal Article
The Economic Legacy of Civil War: Firm-level Evidence from Sierra Leone

Part of Journal Special Issue Entrepreneurship and Conflict

Economic development Econometric models (Economic development) Entrepreneurship
Working Paper
Predicting Violence within Genocides: Meso-level Evidence from Rwanda

Can we predict when and where violence will break out within cases of genocide?...

Conflict management National security Social conflict
Book Chapter
Fragility and Conflict in Palestine: The Costs of the Closures Regime on West Bank and Gaza

From the book: Fragile States

Conflict management Economic development National security
Working Paper
The Economic Legacy of Civil War: Firm Level Evidence from Sierra Leone

This paper positions itself among the very rare microeconomic analyses on the consequences of civil war. Up to now, most analyses on this topic are based upon household surveys...

Economic development Econometric models (Economic development) Entrepreneurship
Working Paper
How Production Firms Adapt to War: The Case of Liberia

How do production firms adapt to civil war? The answer to this question will inform the potential for economic development during and after conflict. Many businesses survive violent conflict, and in some cases even thrive...

Industrial management Industrial policy National security
Book Chapter
The Coherence of Democratic Peace Building

From the book: Making Peace Work

Conflict management Democratization National security
Book Chapter
Entrepreneurship, Post-Conflict

From the book: Making Peace Work

Economic development Entrepreneurship National security
Working Paper
Peace, Prosperity, and Pro-Growth Entrepreneurship

Support for entrepreneurship is widely seen as a mechanism to facilitate prosperity and peace in a growing number of post-conflict states. In this paper I critically evaluate this view...

Economic development Entrepreneurship National security
Book Chapter
Indivisibility, Fairness, Farsightedness and their Implications for Security

From the book: Advancing Development

Conflict management Economic development National security
Working Paper
The Coherence of Democratic Peace-Building

Recent attention has focused on the difficulties of establishing ‘coherence’ between humanitarian relief aid in complex emergencies and the objective of ending violent conflict...

Conflict management Democratization National security
Working Paper
Indivisibility, Fairness, Farsightedness and their Implications for Security

This paper is concerned with the problems of achieving lasting peace. One dimension includes fairly sharing the post-war economic and political pie or the peace dividend. This requires post-war allocations that are envy free...

Conflict management Economic development National security
Journal Special Issue
Conflict and Peace-building: Interactions between Politics and Economics

Reconstruction from conflict is a complex and demanding task, and a major challenge for the UN system as well as the wider donor community...

Conflict management Economic development National security
Book Chapter
The Impact of Asylum on Receiving Countries

From the book: Poverty, International Migration and Asylum

Economic policy Emigration and immigration International relations
Policy Brief
L'Afrique de la Guerre à la Paix: Garantir l'Avenir des Populations Pauvres

Ce cahier de politique présente une synthèse des résultats d'un projet de l'UNU/WIDER sur la guerre et la reconstruction en Afrique, conduit sous la direction de Tony Addison, et qui viennent d'être publiés dans une étude intitulée From C...

International relations National security Poverty
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